NYTimes Drools Over Rep. Thompson 'Fighting to Protect Right to Vote'

June 19th, 2022 2:28 PM

The New York Times celebrated partisan Democratic congressman Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi  under the laudatory headline “‘He Took Jan. 6 Personally.’” Thompson is chairing the prime-time committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. The online headline deck under the Saturday edition story, from Atlanta-based correspondent Richard Fausset and congressional reporter…

NYT: 'Dictatorships' and Double Standards Favor Dems on Voting Results

November 17th, 2018 11:55 AM
The New York Times is accepting, even supportive, of liberal Democrats who protest the disappointing results of free and fair elections. Democratic Georgia gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams' classless attempts to poison the well after her close defeat at the hands of Republican Brian Kemp were greeted with consolation on the front page of the New York Times. The paper also supported attempts by…

NY Times: Georgia Dem Governor Candidate Ready for Her 'TV Movie'

October 27th, 2018 10:23 PM
The New York Times has truly taken sides in the upcoming Georgia governor’s race pitting Republican Brian Kemp versus (from the online headline deck): “Stacey Abrams, a Daughter of the South, Asks Georgia to Change -- In an election steeped in issues of race, voting rights and the South’s past, present and future, Ms. Abrams is trying to become the first black woman elected governor of any state…

NYT Sees ‘Far Right’ Voters in ‘Crazy’ GA, Treats Far-Left Dems Kindly

July 16th, 2018 5:02 PM
The labeling bias came straight from the very top of the New York Times lead National section story Monday. Richard Fausset reported from Georgia under the headlines, “A Race Pivots on Guns, Saws and Trucks – In Georgia’s heated G.O.P. runoff, two candidates for governor court voters on the far right.” Fausset played up the controversies and heated rivalry in Georgia, while a story on the…

NYT Cheers ‘Impressive’ NRA-Haters, Tries to Poison Gun-Rights Brand

February 28th, 2018 5:23 PM
In the wake of the killings in Parkland, Fla., the New York Times is pressing for gun control and targeting the National Rifle Association. Reporters Richard Fausset and Tiffany Hsu reveled in a purported split between the GOP’s supposed natural allies, big business and the influential gun-rights group, in a front-page story Wednesday, “N.R.A. Battle Pits Business Against G.O.P.”

NYT Again Callously Uses Harvey to Bash Houston’s Reckless Capitalism

November 13th, 2017 10:49 PM
The front of the Sunday New York Times featured a 3,300 word story from Michael Kimmelman, “Houston After Hurricane Harvey: The Essence of America’s Struggle,” suggesting reckless free market building policies in Houston contributed to the massive damaged caused by Hurricane Harvey -- a reckless liberal charge in itself. Kimmelman’s hostility for Houston’s “runaway development” seeped out on…

NYT Uses Hurricane to Chide 'Bizarre’ Conservatism of Texas

September 5th, 2017 5:16 PM
New York Times reporter Richard Fausset once again chided the "bizarre" conservative, anti-Washington sentiment of Texas after Hurricane Harvey, seeming to appreciate the red state being brought down a peg in his story for Tuesday’s front page, “After Proudly Defying Washington, Hard-Hit Texas Needs Its Aid.”

NYT Piles on, Laments Houston’s ‘Untrammeled Growth,’ ‘Laissez-Faire’

August 31st, 2017 12:34 PM
Showing the timeliness and sensitivity it’s renowned for, the political left is using the tragedy of Hurricane Harvey in Houston to excoriate it as an example of an untrammeled free market run amok, and suggests such laissez-faire policies made the damaging storm even more dangerous. The front page of Thursday’s New York Times featured Manny Fernandez and Richard Fausset's “A Limitless City, Now…

Cheering on Blue Atlanta, NY Times Cites ‘Heavy Dollop of Racism'

May 5th, 2017 10:36 AM

The front of Thursday’s New York Times featured more wishful thinking on the part of the paper, which is still waiting for that off-year anti-Trump electoral surge: “Atlanta’s Suburbs Wonder if Newcomers Will Turn Them Blue.” Fausset threw some old, extraneous accusations of racism into the bargain, while emphasizing alleged conservative intolerance of liberals (in a world where the evidence…

Hyping Ossoff's Non-Win, NYT Spurs Democrats to Fight for Montana Seat

April 20th, 2017 10:48 AM

Georgia Democrat and newly minted liberal hero Jon Ossoff may have failed to take advantage of glowing media coverage and huge out-of-state donations by falling short in a special election to fill a congressional seat, but Thursday’s New York Times front page used Ossoff’s moral victory (?) to spur national Democrats to fight in another special election, for a House seat in Montana. Inside the…

NYT Works Its Ossoff Pushing Georgia Democrat in Special Election

April 7th, 2017 3:33 PM

The Democrats’ mid-term election hope, the man who may turn the Trumpian tide, is Jon Ossoff, a young progressive candidate for the Georgia congressional seat vacated by Tom Price. Ossoff hopes to triumph in the open primary in Georgia’s congressional district to be held April 18, and he has the whole of the New York Times reporting staff solidly behind him. On Wednesday, Trip Gabriel and…

NYT Gracious About Stein’s Recount, But GOP Are Scary, Sore Losers

December 7th, 2016 2:43 PM
Are U.S. elections reliable? Should the results be universally respected and accepted? Can one challenge the results without being smeared as a threat to society or at least a poor loser? The New York Times can’t make its mind up. After Donald Trump refused to say he would accept the election results two weeks before the election (when the media was already crowning Hillary the winner), the Times…

NYT's NC Obsession: Bathroom Boycotts, Racial Voting Restrictions

April 27th, 2016 10:32 AM
The New York Times still has the racially hostile, bathroom-bigoted state of North Carolina on its mind and in its political crosshairs. Tuesday’s full-court front-page press coverage of the ongoing LGBT-rights and bathroom-access controversy was joined by some hand-wringing about a recent GOP court victory that will tighten previously loosened voting rules, an action that liberal groups (and the…

NY Times Hypes NC as Home of Republican Bathroom Bigotry

April 3rd, 2016 10:21 PM
Carolina was in the mind of the liberal New York Times this weekend. The state’s Republican governor Pat McCrory recently signed religious freedom legislation that included a provision stating people in government buildings must use the restroom associated with their biological sex, the one on their birth certificate. In other words, the way public bathrooms have always worked. The Times,…